new york times preview: CT&Co’s “Bzzz” @ fall for dance
“Part of the Fall For Dance formula has always included a bit of crowd pleasing. Caleb Teicher & Company on Program 1 should do the trick.” - Brian Seibert, NYTimes
npr music feature: bach on tap shoes (with conrad tao)
“Teicher slaps the pallets with lightning speed, leaping from one to the other for contrast, matching Tao, note for accelerated note.” - Tom Huizenga, NPR Music
New york times review: Ct&co’s “bzzz” @ fall for dance
“With no additional instruments, “Bzzz” is a music-making triumph.” - Siobhan Burke, NYTimes
Caleb Teicher is a critically-acclaimed dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher based in New York City.
Caleb began his dance career as a founding member of Michelle Dorrance’s celebrated company, Dorrance Dance, in 2011. He was awarded a 2011 Bessie Award for Outstanding Individual Performance for his work in Michelle Dorrance and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards’ A Shared Evening at Danspace Project. Other favorite performance credits include The Chase Brock Experience, Syncopated City Dance Company, The Bang Group, Sally Silvers & Dancers, iLuminate, West Side Story (Int’l Tour and London), and Irma La Douce (City Center Encores).
Caleb’s current concentration is creating concert dance work for Caleb Teicher & Company. Utilizing traditional American dance forms (Tap, Vernacular Jazz, Lindy Hop) to create new concert dance work, the company has been presented by The Joyce Theater, Works & Process at Guggenheim Bilbao, New York City Center (Fall For Dance), Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Paris Jazz Roots Dance Festival, Gibney Dance, Beantown Tap Festival, Queens College, The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard, Hudson Valley Dance Festival, PS21, Vancouver Tap Festival, LaMaMa Experimental Theater Club, and the American Tap Dance Foundation, amongst others.
Teicher was named one of Dance Magazine’s 2012 “25 to Watch” and, recently, the winner of Dance Magazine’s “Best Emerging Choreographer” in the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards. He has been featured by Vogue, NPR Music, Interview Magazine, Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit Magazine, and many other publications.
Caleb has been a guest faculty member at Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. He also spends time as a guest soloist, a director/choreographer for interdisciplinary work, and as an instructor of tap dance and solo jazz for international festivals/workshop